excessive heat warning

National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal, and Yuma Counties from 8/13/19 10 AM to 8/15/19 8 PM and Graham, Greenlee, and Pima Counties from 8/14/19 10 AM to 8/15/19 8 PM

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Mohave County from 8/14/19 8 AM to 8/16/19 8 PM

Daytime highs are expected to be in the 104 to 118 degrees Fahrenheit range. Residents are advised to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.

National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for:

Gila and Maricopa Counties from 7/11/19 from 10 AM to 7/13/19 8 PM

Yuma County on 7/12/19 from 10 AM to 8 PM

Daytime highs are expected to be in the 98 to 111 degrees Fahrenheit range for Gila County and in the 107 to 119 degrees Fahrenheit range in Maricopa and Yuma Counties. Residents are advised to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.

Acreage: 25,090 acres (estimated)

Percentage of Containment: 11%

Date Reported: June 30, 2017

Cause of Fire: Under Investigation

Resources: 688 personal including 16 crews, 47 engines, 27 water tenders, 1 bulldozer, and 8 helicopters

Fuel Type: Tall Grass and Brush, with Ponderosa Pine and Mixed Conifer at higher elevations

Origin Location: In the foothills of Redington Pass near Burro Tank

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through Sunday, August 16 for the lower Arizona deserts, and south-central Arizona, including Phoenix.

Temperatures will remain well above average leading to excessive heat conditions across the southwest through the weekend and into early next week.

The desert temperatures will range from 110 – 117 (or higher) at times today – Sunday. Sensitive groups could experience heat –related illnesses.

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning today through Thursday at 8 p.m. Visit www.weather.gov.

Dangerously hot and potentially deadly temperatures will affect the area through Thursday. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the lower deserts, including Phoenix, Yuma, and El Centro.

Hot daytime temperatures and warm overnight lows will linger across the area through Thursday evening.

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